Find out more about the greatest German Sociologists, including Karl Marx, Hannah Arendt, Friedrich Engels, Jürgen Habermas and Theodor W. Adorno.
Maximilian Carl Emil WeberMax Weber
21 April 1864
Sociologist
Theodor W. AdornoTheodor W. Adorno
11 September 1903
Philosopher

Jürgen HabermasJürgen Habermas
18 June 1929
Sociologist, Philosopher, University teacher

Erich FrommErich Fromm
23 March 1900
Psychologist, Philosopher, University teacher,

Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler
29 May 1880
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Ulrike MeinhofUlrike Meinhof
07 October 1934
Journalist, Writer, Sociologist
Georg SimmelGeorg Simmel
01 March 1858
Philosopher, Sociologist, University teacher

Max HorkheimerMax Horkheimer
14 February 1895
Philosopher, Educationist, Sociologist, University

Niklas LuhmannNiklas Luhmann
08 December 1927
Philosopher, Scientist, Sociologist, University

Rudi DutschkeRudi Dutschke
07 March 1940
Sociologist, Politician
Ralf DahrendorfRalf Dahrendorf
01 May 1929
Philosopher, Politician, Sociologist, Political

Wilhelm DiltheyWilhelm Dilthey
19 November 1833
Philosopher, Historian, Psychologist, Theologian,
Max SchelerMax Scheler
22 August 1874
Philosopher, Anthropologist, University teacher,

Ernst BlochErnst Bloch
08 July 1885
Writer, Philosopher, Journalist, University

Ferdinand TönniesFerdinand Tönnies
26 July 1855
Sociologist
Karl MannheimKarl Mannheim
27 March 1893
Sociologist, University teacher, Writer

Werner SombartWerner Sombart
19 January 1863
Economist, Sociologist, University teacher
Ulrich BeckUlrich Beck
15 May 1944
sociologist, professor, non-fiction writer,

Andre Gunder FrankAndre Gunder Frank
24 February 1929
Economist, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher

Robert MichelsRobert Michels
09 January 1876
Sociologist, University teacher
Alfred WeberAlfred Weber
30 July 1868
Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University

Ernst TroeltschErnst Troeltsch
17 February 1865
Politician, Theologian, University teacher,
Arnold GehlenArnold Gehlen
29 January 1904
Anthropologist, Philosopher, Sociologist,